Sleep Deprivation Harms Blood Vessel Function

Understanding Sleep Disorders Chart

The impact that partial sleep deprivation has on breathing control and blood vessels has been examined in a study, and it was found that sleep length reduction over 2 consecutive nights results in impaired breathing control and less healthy vascular function. For the first 2 nights 8 healthy adult individuals aged 20 – slept…

Surfing And Its Positive Effects On Mind And Mood

Surfing 101 Infographic

Research shows that a half hour of surfing can increase positive effects and decrease negative effects on the human body. Surfing and the benefits of it have been studied and discussed in a research paper to determine the effects it has on both body and mind. The research was specifically designed to show how…

Another Heart Disease Infographic

Heart Disease Infographic

A study has found that those who consume alcohol moderately are 14-25% unlikely to develop heart disease as opposed to those who consume no alcohol whatsoever. Read the full-length article: Alcohol in Moderation Protective Against Heart Disease According to other research, consuming just one sugary drink each day increases heart disease risk by 20%….

Why Should I Consider Laser Eye Surgery?

Laser Eye Surgery Explained

Wearing glasses or contact lenses can be cumbersome and irritating. Apart from the physical discomfort, you also have to deal with multiple, continuous appointments with an optician, as well as recurring costs, such as those for replacing frames or lenses. You have the chance to be rid of the hassle of having to wear…

Shorter Warm Up Results In Significantly Less Muscle Fatigue

What Is Your Running Technique Infographic

A study suggests that athletes may want to lower the intensity and reduce the amount of time that they warm up to reduce muscle fatigue. The research indicates that longer warm ups could sabotage performance. The notion came to a researcher while watching sprinters warm up before a race. Sprinters, cyclists or short distance…

Facts About Tea Processing Infographic


Tea is considered one of the most commonly drunk beverages in the world, as well as one of the most thoroughly researched because of the possible health benefits. Research shows that tea is good for heart health and blood pressure, and is related to a reduced risk of heart disease. Black tea can improve…

5 Delicious Ways to Boost the Protein in Your Smoothie

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Whether you’re making breakfast, a post workout snack or a chilly beverage for a day by the pool, smoothies are a great option. That’s because they do more than just taste good; when packed with whole, healthy ingredients, they provide your body with a flood of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It’s easy to make…

Obese Teenagers Benefit From Vitamin D Supplements

Vitamin D Infographic

Vitamin D deficiency is usual in Americans, and particularly in overweight and obese teenagers, as reported by the National Institutes of Health. Researchers have discovered that giving obese teenagers a high daily dosage of vitamin D supplements (vitamin D3) is safe and also effective in boosting their vitamin D status. Obese teenagers have a…

Training More Effective Than Anti Inflammatories for Tennis Elbow

Shoulder and Elbow Anatomical Chart

Lateral epicondylalgia, commonly referred to as “tennis elbow”, is a prevalent muscular disease. It results from overloading the muscle attachment around the outer surface of the elbow, resulting in pain and tenderness. Ergonomic advice and training are better than cortisone injections and anti-inflammatory drugs for the treatment of tennis elbow, and present less side…

Wine Infographic

Wine Infographic

A compound present in red wine, and in lesser amounts in grapes as well as other fruit, and also similar to the structure of resveratrol, has the ability to inhibit cellular processes which enable the development of fat cells, creating a potential way of controlling obesity. The compound called piceatannol prevents the ability of…